Interview with Howard J. Walz

What are you working on next?
I am working on a third book in the Wade Topp series. It may be the last at this time.
Who are your favorite authors?
I enjoy the REPAIRMAN JACK series by J Paul Wilson; the JACK REACHER series by Lee Child; the BAYNES series by John S , McCord; several series by William W and J A Johnstone.and numerous other authors.
Seldom a week goes by when i am not at the town library.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I relax upon awakening and mentally revise my last day at the computer. By the time I get out of bed, I am ready to revise and write more.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading and working around the house.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
research mostly. I log onto mylibrary website every Sunday and check the new books which arrived during the week.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
yes, but after much revising, I intend to publish it in the near future. The title of it will be NIMROD.
What is your writing process?
Write for a time, take a break and read or research.
Play a game of Hearts on the computer.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
That is too long ago!!!!!
How do you approach cover design?
I choose a person, subject or scene from my manuscript.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I do like to reread a few authors every year or so.
John S McCord.
Steve Perry, the Matador series
Alistair McLean
What do you read for pleasure?
I seem to prefer westerns, or any good action book
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I bought a Kobo Touch. I like it fine, but if it ever dies, i will buy something with a ten inch screen next time.
Published 2014-10-27.
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Books by This Author

Wade Topp Snow Hair
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,920. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Wade Topp rides north to the Cheyenne village with his new family. He rescues a girl of seventeen on the way and returns to the town with her. They finally make it to the village where they are greeted warmly, and find Chumani's teepee still up and awaiting her return. They are surprised to see she is with Wade, whom they call Snow Hair. During the winter, Wade goes hunting with the warriors
Wade Topp The Beginning
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,790. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Of African ancestry, Wade Topp is a young man in a new land. Traveling to the western frontier with his family by wagon train, he becomes the sole survivor of a sioux massacre. Rosie, a mountain man takes him on as a riding partner until the man's death six years later. A solitary traveler for the next year, he comes upon an indian maid and her seven year old daughter the following spring.